Faith & Current Events, Uncategorized

Too Many Hard Things

Warning: This post is not your average Coffee, Mom, Repeat fodder. If you don’t like discussing important, meaningful issues in current events & Christianity, there may be too many hard things for you to hear. Sorry for the delay mamas, the last few weeks have been a blur. Our Thanksgiving was slightly hi-jacked by my husband ending up in the…

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homemaking, Recipes

Slow Cooker Roasted Vegetable Soup

It’s that time of year again. The weather is finally cooler, rainy days beg for slow cooked comfort food that warms our stomachs and our souls. I’ve probably mentioned more than a few times how this is my favorite time of year. And half the reason is the food. From oven baked mac & cheese to homemade tomato soup, and…

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motherhood

Creating a Routine for Your Toddler

There are a lot of days I’m not sure if I’m doing any of this parenting stuff right. But every time someone tells me how happy my kid is, I know its because I try my hardest to stick to a daily routine. Happiness is not just genetics. It’s partially that, but it also has to do with how you…

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Holidays, homemaking, Recipes

To Dress or To Stuff: Holiday Food Series, Part 1

For the next month or so I’ll be sharing some of our families favorite foods to make together and eat during the holiday season! Here’s to a tasty 2017 holiday season, from my family to yours. To dress, or to stuff? The great Thanksgiving debate will continue forever, probably. But in our house, we never stuffed. That’s because we’ve been…

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About Me, Health & Beauty, Social Media

Friday Favorites: November 3rd, 2017

Happy November!!!! This girl is ready for the holiday season to begin. We FINALLY have some cooler weather here (hooray!) and Halloween is in the books (it felt like a long one, we started going to parties on the 26th!!) and I am ready to be thankful and eat pie. So here are all the things I’m excited about this…

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homemaking, Recipes

Freezer Meal Follow-Up: Part 1

A couple of weeks ago I finally had my first freezer meal prep session (you can read about it here). I thought I’d fill you in on some ways I altered recipes and how a couple of them turned out! Sweet & Savory Pork Chops with Butternut Squash So this recipe sounded good, but I have to say it did…

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motherhood, Pregnancy

Why You Need to Make Time for Mom Friends

Ever since getting married, my husband and I have moved a lot. Seven times in nine years to be exact. When you’re moving that often (always for jobs, no, not military) it becomes hard to mentally wrap your head around putting down roots. Pre-kids I had made a couple friends who were co-workers, but after having my son we knew…

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homemaking

Top 10 Must-Haves in the Kitchen

Thursday is upon us again, so you know what time it is! 10 Things on Thursdays continues this week with my must-haves in the kitchen. As a stay-at-home-mom, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, either cleaning it, cooking in it, or organizing it. (That last one is happening less and less unfortunately) So today I’ve assembled my…

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homemaking

My First Crack at Freezer Meals

I’ve been reading about the benefits of freezer meals for a couple years now, but haven’t given it an honest chance until this week. Today I’m defrosting & cooking for the first time, so I’ll be updating this post over time to let you know how they all taste! [This post contains affiliate links, read more in my disclosures here.]…

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Recipes

Cookie Recipe Round-Up

There are several television shows I’ve watched so many times that they’re memorized, but just as funny, just as good, every time. Friends is one of those shows for me. And every time I watch the episode where Monica wants to be “the mom who bakes the BEST chocolate chip cookies” I have to MAKE ALL THE COOKIES. The power…

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